Health, Safety & Environment

Public Capital , Investment , International , Health, Safety & Environment

Study: ‘Terminal Decline’ of Fossil Fuel Industry Risks New Financial Crisis

Whether and how fossil fuel demand may rebound after the pandemic is hotly contested, with many projections assuming that demand for oil, in particular, could steadily return as lockdowns lift.

June 4, 2020

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Midstream

Crestwood’s Sustainability Report Tracks ESG Performance

Midstream company highlights its strategy to integrate sustainability into each aspect of its business.

June 3, 2020

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Digital Oilfield

US Treasury Unveils Rules for Carbon Capture Tax Credits

The U.S. Treasury Department has released rules guiding how companies use a federal tax credit designed to spur investment in carbon capture and sequestration projects.

June 1, 2020

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream

The ESG Pieces

Growing investor interest offers midstream companies the opportunity to highlight positive practices that have become corporate priorities.

June 1, 2020

Health, Safety & Environment

Why ESG Matters in a Crisis

The oil price implosion and strategies for survival have replaced climate change and diversity as the top issues for energy industry boards, but employee health and safety, executive succession and compensation, and industry perceptions are ESG issues that will need attention, legal experts say.

June 1, 2020

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Technology

Survey: Energy Transition to Remain Priority for Oil Industry Leaders

A recent survey revealed the energy transition will likely be immune to COVID-19 as 92% of oil and gas executives reported already having or developing a strategy to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

May 28, 2020

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment

Chevron Shareholders Approve Push for More Transparency on Climate Lobbying

Chevron shareholders on May 27 voted to approve a proposal demanding that the company issue a report on its climate change related lobbying activities.

May 28, 2020

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment

Exxon Mobil Shareholders Reject Splitting Chairman, CEO Roles

Under CEO Darren Woods, Exxon Mobil blocked six climate resolutions from this year's ballot, encouraging activists to seek the split.

May 27, 2020

Exploration & Production , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Lease Sales

Trump Policy Favoring Drilling over Sage Grouse Protection Thrown Out

The order was the latest legal blow to U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to increase oil and gas production on federal lands by rolling back environmental regulation.

May 26, 2020

Investment , International , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Oil CEOs Pen Open Letter Pushing for Climate Change Action

The letter addresses concerns that the COVID-19 crisis may push oil and gas companies and governments around the world to delay action on climate change.

May 26, 2020